April 21, 2022

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Eric Tollefsrud Presented on Water Science for Lawyers: Wetlands, Groundwater, Surface Water, and Watersheds at the 2022 Minnesota Environmental Institute Event

Eric Tollefsrud, P.G.(Minnesota) presented and Paul Brookner, P.G. (Minnesota) moderated "Water Science for Lawyers: Wetlands, Groundwater, Surface Water, and Watersheds" at the 2022 Minnesota Environmental Institute Event virtually on April 14, 2022.

Eric Tollefsrud and Paul Brookner's co-presenters were Leah Hall, The Nature Conservancy; Michael Rask, WSB; and Roxy Robertson, WSB.

Eric Tollefsrud is a Principal Hydrogeologist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with more than 25 years of environmental consulting experience focused on the characterization and remediation of soil, soil vapor, and groundwater contamination at industrial and commercial properties.

Paul Brookner is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with more than 30 years of experience as a regulator, consultant, and environmental manager for a multinational corporation

The 2022 Minnesota Environmental Institute Event is presented by Minnesota Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and the Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Minnesota CLE seminars are offered at their conference center in downtown Minneapolis, at replay locations throughout Minnesota, and online via live webcasts. In addition, many of their live programs are entered into their on-demand classroom, offering another opportunity for Minnesota attorneys.

Their annual multi-day Institutes are known nationally for their comprehensive coverage of developments in areas such as real estate, employment, taxation, probate and trust, intellectual property, family law, and more. In addition to programs addressing substantive areas and legal procedures, Minnesota CLE also offers programs in legal ethics, elimination of bias, law office management, and professional development.

Minnesota CLE has an extensive publications catalog, both in hardcopy and electronic form. Minnesota CLE publications address the full range of legal subjects, practice areas and matters of interest to Minnesota lawyers, always with special emphasis on practical guidance for the practicing attorney.

Abstract

"Water Science for Lawyers: Wetlands, Groundwater, Surface Water, and Watersheds" provided an overview of the intersection of science and the environment when it comes to wetlands, groundwater, surface water, and watersheds. The presenters of this session discussed the terminology as well as explored environmental issues and how scientists and environmental lawyers can work together.

More Information

About the event: 2022 Minnesota Environmental Institute Seminar
About Minnesota Continuing Legal Education: Home Page - Minnesota CLE (minncle.org)
For consultation regarding wetlands, groundwater, surface water, and watersheds, contact Eric Tollefsrud at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Learn more about Eric: Eric Tollefsrud (geosyntec.com)